Publishing tug of war

Free money to authors: the media reaction to Amazon’s offer

For the media, the Hachette v Amazon dispute is the gift that keeps on giving. Just when we’ve analysed the latest in the dispute and taken sides (I’m personally still not sure how anyone who doesn’t work for Hachette is siding with Hachette, but no-matter) some new grist for the mill is uncovered. Yesterday it […]

Kindle and books

Amazon v Hachette: the straight talk

If you haven’t been keep tabs on the ongoing dust-up between Amazon and the large book publisher Hachette (or can’t be bothered sifting through all the bullsh*t and rhetoric) the simplest and most clear-headed analysis of the situation was written by Matthew Ingram and published on GIGOM today. It’s called: If you love books then […]